Some prominent winners and losers in the federal election

OTTAWA — People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier was upset in his Beauce riding by Conservative Richard Lehoux.

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Liberal stalwart Ralph Goodale, first elected in 1974 and most recently public safety minister in Justin Trudeau's cabinet, fell to Conservative Michael Kram in Regina-Wascana.

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Independent Jody Wilson-Raybould, the former Liberal who resigned from cabinet over the SNC-Lavalin affair and was then ejected from the Liberal caucus, was re-elected in Vancouver Granville.

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Amarjeet Sohi, natural resources minister under Trudeau, was defeated in Edmonton Mill Woods by Conservative Tim Uppal, a former MP.

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In Calgary Centre, Conservative Greg McLean defeated former Liberal cabinet minister Kent Hehr.

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Conservative Lisa Raitt, who served as deputy leader of the Opposition, could not outpaddle Olympic gold-medal kayaker Adam van Koeverden in Ontario's Milton riding.

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Conservative Eric Melillo won the Ontario riding of Kenora, defeating both former Liberal cabinet minister Bob Nault and New Democrat Rudy Turtle, the chief of Grassy Narrows First Nation.

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Jack Harris, who held the Newfoundland seat of St. John's East for the NDP from 2008 to 2015, made a comeback, winning over Liberal incumbent Nick Whalen.

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Rob Moore, MP in the New Brunswick riding of Fundy Royal for the Conservatives from 2004 to 2015, took the seat back from Liberal incumbent Alaina Lockhart.

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In New Brunswick Southwest, former MP John Williamson came charging back for the Conservatives, reclaiming the riding from Liberal Karen Ludwig.

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Jane Philpott, who quit the Liberal cabinet on principle over the government's handling of the SNC-Lavalin controversy, failed to win as an Independent in Ontario's Markham-Stouffville.

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The Greens made a breakthrough in Atlantic Canada with Jenica Atwin's victory in Fredericton over Liberal incumbent Matt DeCourcey.

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Greg Malone, who made his name in the sketch-comedy TV series CODCO, failed to win a seat for the Greens in the Newfoundland riding of Avalon, taken by the Liberals.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 21, 2019.

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